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FOX News
Nov 25, 2009 11:00pm EST
president obama and his entire administration. caution. you are about to enter the no spin zone. "the factor" begins right now. i am bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us. we present a special miller time edition of "the factor." very scary. we will have the best moments from dennis and me, your humble correspondent. we begin with his thoughts on barney frank and a fiery town hall meeting. >> you want us to trust you with health care? >> i did not say that. >> let me finish my question. >> i never said i wanted you to trust me. bill: that was a feisty meeting. a couple of plants in there were giving him a hard time. >> barney frank makes maria antoinette look like a storefront lawyer doing pro bono work. that look on his face said "the ingrates are running the asylum." he is not digging. people have to stop showing up on both sides of these things with hitler signs. we have to stop throwing this hitler thing around. it is that. here's my theory on barney. i think he has to feel intellectually superior to people because there are more primal cells. he finally becomes a u.s. congressman
FOX News
Nov 26, 2009 4:00am EST
--- chris: next on "special report," president obama says he will attend the climate summit negotiate month. we have the latest on the president's yum cop upcoming announcement on afghanistan troop levels and we look at good news and bad news for the economy, and we'll show >> recovering you a recovery already underway in one part of the country. all that plus the panel. "special report" starts now. welcome to washington. i'm chris wallace in for bret baier. the white house is characterizing president obama's decision to go to next month's u.n. climate change conference as a sign of his commitment to find a solution to global warming, but recently discovered e-mails from climate scientists have many people doubting how legitimate that threat is. white house correspondent wendell goler explains. >> aides announced the president will stop in copenhagen near the start of the climate change conference before going to oslo, norway to receive the nobel peace prize. environmentalists will be watching. >> we're looking for a signal that climate and clean energy are going to be the next legislative
WHUT
Nov 25, 2009 11:00pm EST
>> rose: welcome to the broadcast, tonight an assessment stof obama administration as the president faces an important speech on afghanistan and a vote in the senate. also tonight, a conversation with doris kearns goodwin, the presidential historian, and her son joseph who served in iraq and afghanistan. we had promoted this eve name conversation with the "newsweek" reporter who was arrested and detained for 118 days in a tehran prison, that interview will be seen on friday night. tonight, an assessment of the obama presidency and a conversation with mother and son doris kearns goodwin and her son joseph. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: it has now been more than a year since president obama was elected. his administration has seen both progress and setbacks. while the economic crisis has waned somewhat, the unemployment rate has hovered above 10%. u.s. troops are preparing to lead over time a calmer iraq, but the taliban has gained strength in afghanistan and pakistan. at home, some recent polls indicate t
CBS
Nov 26, 2009 4:30am EST
trying to find out how a wealthy washington area couple crashed president obama's first white house state dinner with no ticket at all. >> mr. and mrs. salahi. >> reporter: well-known on the d.c. social register for their activities on the party circuit. how did this husband and wife manage to talk their way into the president's state dinner honoring india's prime minister on it tuesday evening? that's the big question around washington. secret service spokesman ed donovan said the president was never in any danger and that the party crashers went through the same security screening as the more than 300 people who were actually invited to the dinner. but the fact that they made it in at all raises serious questions about security. >> they are totally overloaded. they bow to pressure from the white house or from candidates to just let people in. >> reporter: the salahis posted pictures on their facebook fan page. mooik and he will posed with vice president joe biden, the mayor of washington, d.c. and other dignitaries and stars at the ept. they were in the same room with the presiden
FOX News
Nov 26, 2009 1:00am EST
package show with karl rove. last week, president obama's approval rating slipped -- with a packed show. he is now hovering around 80 to 39%. the question is why -- he is hovering around 39%. what about the rate of decline, karl rove? >> every president eventually he its 50% accepted john kennedy. -- its 50% -- hits 50% except john kennedy. he has done it faster and other than bill clinton and another. those are the only two presidents who got to 50% and quicker than he did, and you are right. he has got some real problems with independents, seniors, college educated -- who got to 50% quicker than he did. it does not bode well for the 2010 elections for democrats. greta: a huge number of white americans voted for this president. look at the number of votes he eventually won to be elected. what do we make of that? >> well, i think this has to do less with race than it has to do with the specifics of the issues. if you take a look at it, on the issues of the economy, jobs, afghanistan, he has deteriorated and is now upside-down. that is to say he has more people disapproving of his action
FOX News
Nov 26, 2009 6:00pm EST
economic team about how we are going to put people back to work. bret: that was president obama with senior white house correspondent major garrett in beijing last week. let's bring in our panel, nina easton for fortune magazine and charles krauthammer and mara lies son of national public radio and steve hayes, senior writer for the weekly standard. happy thanksgiving, everybody. nina, the president is there focusing on the debt and talking about the jobs issue as being his number one priority. >> it was striking to see how nervous he is about the debt and the possibility of a double-dip recession. i think there are two things going on with jobs. one is that companies were so shell-shocked by the financial crisis that we had last year, that they laid people off, and even if the economy begins to grow, they are really nervous about putting people back on the payroll, so we have got that going on. then we've got the problem, i think, of washington policies. i think obama missed an opportunity early this year to provide real serious encouragement for companies to invest. the stimulus bi
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 1:00pm EST
between elements of the business community willing to support the direction obama is going and the fact is virtually uniform opposition even among republicans in congress while that is occurring? >> 60 votes in the senate, the margins in the house -- let's talk as pollsters. here's what is important -- when you ask people was the stimulus a good idea or bad idea, it was $787 billion. there were some republican ideas that were good ideas and would do more to create jobs that were ignored. in late march, they bought general motors and chrysler. what happened is that back to back in a three day time frame, people said another trillion dollars and for a lot of americans, they said what? the american government owns general motors and chrysler? governments don't own big companies in america. what ruptured? what ruptured is the concern that there is way too much in spending and to be fair, it's not the president's fault. but when you say -- and the combined the billions of dollars, there is one huge massive spending and as a stimulus package. . >> what happens is the republican party has
ABC
Nov 26, 2009 4:30am EST
the country? the obama state dinner was a hot ticket. >> cheers. >> reporter: so hot, that two reality tv stars apparently crashed the party. the socialites from the show "the real housewives of washington" were announced. but the white house says they were not invited, marking what appears to be the first time in modern history anyone has crashed a state dinner. photos published on their facebook page show the couple with high-profile guests, like vice president joe biden and chief of staff, rahm emanuel. the secret service is looking how the couple got past security. one official said, these individuals went through magnetometers. they reportedly left before seated for dinner. lying to the secret service could bring a felony charge. it didn't clear how close the salahi's got to the president or the first lady. they were clear to be at the dinner. and they went through five security check points. we'll have much more on this story later on "good morning america." >>> when president obama makes his case for more u.s. troops to afghanistan next week, he'll be doing so from the m
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 7:00am EST
continues as to whether president obama send more troops and whether our allies will contribute more. is that something discussed on the ground there? guest: probably among soldiers, but among afghans it is probably a much smaller group who pay attention to the smaller, finer points of american policy. soldiers have a sense depending on the area they are patrolling, whether or not they have enough people working with them. that is something that is talked about. really, in their day-to-day life in afghanistan a lot of people are not so involved in the particulars of this decision. host: there is also news about the karzai government and its efforts moving forward. have you seen any change on the ground there groundkarzai last week put forth his principles for this administration going forward? guest: not much concretely. there have been quite a few announcement by the prosecutor's office. but when it comes to whether there will be charges, under investigation for corruption had -- whether there will be charges will be quite a take and the president's office denies that anyone has bee
CBS
Nov 26, 2009 12:00pm EST
show you the celebration in a moment, but all eyes remain on president obama and his planned strategy for the war overseas. the troops in afghanistan are enjoying their thanksgiving dinner as their families wonder what the future holds for them. here is charlie d'agata. >> reporter: cooks serve up a little slice of home for american troops thousands of miles from theirs. soldiers in baghdad were treated with a feast with all the trimmings. >> it is close to what you could get at home. >> reporter: they were served with turkey and stuffing and pumpkin pie. in the weekly radio address, president obama thanked the forces and their families for their sacrifice. >> we keep in our thoughts and prayers, the many families who mark the celebration with an empty seat who is stationed in harm's way. >> reporter: even more forces may be headed for harm's way. on tuesday, the president will unveil a new strategy that is expected to send 30,000 more troops to afghanistan. >> we take this day of thanksgiving and we go out and we try to express our appreciation as best we can to the brave soldiers. >
ABC
Nov 26, 2009 5:00am EST
president, mrs. obama and the indian prime minister it is not clear whether either of them actually met the president. >> the secret service said the president was never in danger. the salahi's are candidates for bravo's show the real housewives of washington. in fact, they have had some cameras following them already. >> matt, thank you very much. in other news now we are learning more about president obama's war strategy for afghanistan. ahead of his announcement next week, the president will address the nation tuesday. he is expected to send 30,000 more troops to afghanistan to join the 68,000 already there. lawmakers plan to hold a hearing on the strategy the day after he makes that speech. police are investigating a home invasion that ended with a shooting in parking lot. police say a man returned to his home on crestwood drive and found two men in his home who were wearing ski masks. the suscts took off and shots were fired. the man was taken to the hospital and treated then released. >> 59-year-old james bea was electrocuted yesterday at the scene of the break onakley road. anoth
CBS
Nov 26, 2009 12:00pm EST
. wednesday president obama pardoned his first turkey. >> thanks to the interventions of ma lee a ya and sasha, because i was planning on eating this you can sucker courage will be spared this fate. >> courage went to disneyland for the parade and then will live his life out in a park. >> the first family did some community service for the holidays. they put together bags of food at martha's table at northwest washington. first lady michelle obama made sure the bags had plenty of vegetables. they will go to families in need and at risk youth. >>> a different thanksgiving tradition in richmond. the mayor received a deer. it is a symbolic way to pay their taxes. it dates back to 1677 and the start of a dialogue between the tribe and white settlers. >>> the wizards announced funeral arrangements for abe pollin. it will be tomorrow morning at 11:30. the wizards also plan to hold a public memorial service on december 8th at the verizon center. >>> we're hearing another touching story about one of the many things abe pollin did apart from owning the wizards and building verizon center. pollin helped
ABC
Nov 26, 2009 6:00pm EST
lining up to get them. we will show you how president obama spend thanksgiving, plus how u.s. troops overseas are celebrating this holiday. and everyone is trying to figure ralph did two reality show hopefuls get into the white house state dinner without an invitation. >> live and in hb, this is abc 7 news at 6:00 on your side -- live and in hd. >> black friday used to be the date of shopper's dream of, but many stores are getting a jump start on the deal by opening up on thanksgiving day. some people have already started their shopping. rebecca cooper is live now in springfield with more on this new holiday trend. >> this thanksgiving, and number retailers are hoping to take advantage of some of that renewed consumer confidence after the dismal sales year they have had so far, so there were a number of stores open today inluding old navy, the gap, wal-mart, and a store that has been open every thanksgiving, a kmart. the trees are up and christmas is in the air at stores ready to sell, but with turkey on the table, why go shopping on thanksgiving day? >> with all of the coupon offers
PBS
Nov 25, 2009 7:00pm EST
obama will be in copehnhagen next month for the global climate summit. he will face many pressing questions including how much money will the u.s. contribute to help developing countries fight climate change? the answer's not yet known. but we do know that obama will unveil a plan to cut greenhouse gasses by 2020. specifically a commitment to cut emissions by 17% over the next decade. another pressing issue for president obama: afghanistan. the white house said today the united states will not be in afghanistan for another eight or nine years. that word as the administration lays the groundwork for president obama's announcement on tuesday of a new war strategy. darren gersh takes a look at a question many are asking: how much will the new strategy cost. and what will it mean for the economy? >> reporter: in iraq and afghanistan total spending is on pace to hit $1 trillion by the end of the 2010 budget year. our annual defense spending has not been this high since world war ii. but weighed against our gross domestic product the broadest measure of economic activity anthony cordesm
ABC
Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST
. while they were in the same room as the president, mrs. obama and the indian prime minister it is not clear whether either of them met the guest of honor or the obamas. >> this was called to the attention of the secret service by press inquireys. everybody entering the white house for the dinner, including the salahis went through magnatometers. the couple are candidates for the television show "real housewives of washington." >> what a story. thank you very much. we turn to some other news on this thanksgiving morning. we're learning more about president obama's war strategy for afghanistan. ahead of his announcement next week, the president will address the nation tuesday from the military academy at west point in new york. he is expected to send 30,000 more troops afghanian to join the 68,000 already there. lawmakers plan to hold a hearing on the strategy the day after the speech. police are investigating a forced entry home invasion in gaithersburg that ended with a shooting in the parking lot. police say a man returned to his home on crestwood drive last night and found t men in
CNN
Nov 25, 2009 10:00pm EST
, unknown, walking into president obama's state dinner at the white house and mingling with the guests, all the way up to the vice president. questions are swirling tonight and investigation is under way. we will have all the of the late-breaking details. >>> also tonight, as the president gets ready to send more troops to afghanistan, the "raw politics" of that decision. will democrats support it? will republicans, many of whom backed the war, also back the president? and can a sharply divided country come together over this difficult issue? >>> and later, up close. the bargains this black friday might bring and what you should avoid like the black plague. >>> but first, breaking news. last night state dinner at the white house turns out it's tonight's history making security breach, one that demands a lot of answers from the white house, the secret service and president obama's inner circle. it's about this couple. they posed for pictures. they were announced. they mixed and mingled last night, and basically they had a ball. the big problem is they were not invited. they were
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 10:00am EST
fall of the berlin wall. after that, political strategists assess the new obama administration as he nears his first year in office. friday, for the first time in british history, parliament opens its chambers to non-mp's as they debate in the house of commons. former new york times reporter at what has to his plagiarism. a look back to the cuban missile crisis, as well. also, have world threats been over-the post cold war world. sunday, two programs on democracy and the internet, including the university of virginia powell on how the political process has been affected by the internet. the facebook founder will talk about how networking is changing the political process. this holiday weekend on c-span. >> thanksgiving week and on c- span, american icons, three nights of cspan original documentaries on the iconic homes of the three branches of american government beginning tonight at 8:00, eastern part of the supreme court reveals the building through the eyes of supreme court justices. friday at 8:00 p.m., the white house, inside america's most famous home, be on the bill that ropes
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 8:00am EST
republican and are outraged with barack obama i am not sure this is for you. if you're buying this book because your democrat and you want an explanation for 2008 i am not sure this is for you. if you are an american first regardless of politics and trying to understand what americans really think, what they really believe and what they really want, then this is for you. it goes into our daily lives. i will show you some of this right now. it does have a chapter on government. it has a chapter on religion because it is important in people's lives. was anyone before -- anyone between the ages of 18, and 29 in this room? your life is so screwed. can i suggest 7 heavy sedation? how many of you are of requirement -- retirement age? there is no such thing as retirement any more. the saddest thing for me is when i see focus groups with people who had saved enough that they thought they could retire. then they watch the stock market in the last year collapse and they now have to go back to work. they will never get the same job, they will never have the same opportunities and they are going to
NBC
Nov 26, 2009 6:30pm EST
tonight -- party crashers. the uninvited couple that slipped through white house security at the obama first state dinner. how could it happen? brian williams saw them. we will hear his account in his own words. >>> thanksgiving, traditions here and home and for troops at home. >>> gold return. you have seen the ads. is this the time to sell your old gold? >>> and a new princess coming to the new screen this weekend and why she's getting so much attention. >>> "nbc nightly news" starts right now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, i'm hoda kotb in for brian williams. we begin with a story that might be considered by some if it didn't involve a breach of security. a couple of reality tv stars crashed the fancy white house security. they weren't on the guest left but somehow wound on in pictures with vice president biden and chief of staff rahm emanuel and on a facebook page. how did they get? our white house competent savannah guthrie starts our investigation. >> reporter: the white house said this is not normal. they are trying to figure out how this couple
NBC
Nov 26, 2009 4:30am EST
pictures. it is not clear whether the couple interacted with president obama or india's prime minister, who was guest of honor. there was no threat of danger to the president, because the couple went through the same metal security checkpoints as other guests. >>> well, nbc news has learned new details ahead of president obama's upcoming announcement on the u.s.-led strategy in afghanistan. officials say the president has, in fact, come to a final decision on a number of additional troops that will be september to the country. until yesterday, aides said the president was still weighing his options. the military expects the number of added forces to come in around 30,000. as the president seeks to sell his strategy to a skeptical public, the white house says the u.s. will not be in afghanistan eight years from now. >>> for millions of americans, thanksgiving means a few simple things, family, food, and a famous parade. today marks the 83rd annual macy's thanksgiving day parade where music, marching and some giant balloons are getting ready to take off. nbc's michelle franzen j
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 8:00pm EST
. as president obama has said many times, we believe that a two-state solution to the conflict is the best way to realize the shared goal of israelis and palestinians to live in peace and security. it is also in the interest of the united states. it is urgently needed. the president knows that achieving this goal will be difficult, but he also has said that he will not weaver and his persistent pursuit of comprehensive peace in the middle east. for that reason, he has dedicated himself and his administration to the resumption of israeli-palestinian negotiations and to the creation of an atmosphere that maximizes the prospects for success. to be clear, the steps we have suggested to all parties -- israel, the palestinians, and the arab states -- to improve the atmosphere for negotiations are not ends to themselves, and they certainly are not preconditions to negotiations. but they can make a valuable contribution toward achieving our goal of successful negotiations that result in a two-state solution. that's why we've urged the palestinians to expand and improve their security effo
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2009 7:00am EST
, the couple who crashed president obama's first state dinner. can you believe it? this morning what looked like a harmless prank is raising serious concerns at the white house. >>> thousands of u.s. troops are spending this thanksgiving at war. we're going to take you live to afghanistan to find out how our service men and women feel about potentially adding thousands more to the fight. >>> a turkey day tradition floats back into manhattan. you know what we're talking about. we are live at the 83rd macy's thanksgiving day parade. >>> and move over zhu zhu pet, there's competition this holiday season. we're going to run down the must have toys, and the list may surprise you. a very happy thanksgiving to all of you. i'm alex witt. thanks for joining us. >>> we're going to begin our coverage with the white house party crashers. this is the first time ever someone has snuck into a state dinner, let alone two people. the culprits are a virginia couple who some say they want to be reality tv stars. now they might be facing major charges. we're going to have a live report from nbc news whi
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2009 9:00am EST
important affair, the first of the obama presidency. the secret service is investigating. the preliminary findings were that security procedures were not followed at one of the check points but the secret service will not elaborate. i think probably what's going on behind the scenes is they are trying to figure out was this the fault of the secret service, or was this a problem with the white house social staff in terms of the guest list. in terms of the guest list, one thing is clear, the couple was not on it. they managed to get in there, take pictures with high profile people including the vice president twice, the chief of staff rahm emanuel, and they very much looked the part, dressed to the nines and apparently fit right in except for the fact they weren't on the guest list. a lot of questions raised here at the white house today, alex. >> what about any charges here? if it's not the secret service's fault, are there possible charges coming their way? >> reporter: obviously we have to see what the facts are. i think if there is a trespass and you're on the white house grounds improp
CNN
Nov 26, 2009 11:00am EST
aspiring reality tv stars could face criminal charges after crashing the obamas first state dinner. dan lothian joining me now live. really? this happened in our post- 9/11 world, really? >> reporter: that's what we're all asking here. we know coming here every day how tight security is and when people are visiting long before you get here to the white house there is this background check that's conducted. you have to provide your date of birth, your social security number and then when you get here to the white house you have to show your government issued i.d. like a driver's license. they check on a list. if your name is on the list, you can be escorted in here to the white house. as the secret service is admitting their name was on on the list but somehow they were able to get in on one of the biggest nights at the white house this year. they did make a grand entrance. it's not clear if they got a seat at the table or got to eat but they managed to plant themselves next to the most powerful people in washington. they posted a dozen pictures on facebook. here they are with vice
WETA
Nov 26, 2009 12:30am EST
help develong countries fighclimate change? the answer's not yet kno. but weo know that obama will unveil a plan to cut greenhoe gasses by 2020 specifical a commitment to cut emissions by7% over the next cade. anothepressing issue for president obama: afghanist. thwhite house said today the united states will not bin afghistan for another eight or nine years. that word as thedministration la the groundwork for prident obama's announcement onuesday of a new war strategy. darren gersh takes a looat a question many are asking: ho much will the nestrategy cost. and what will it mean for e economy? >> reporter: in iraqnd afghanistan total spding is on pace to hit $1 tllion by the end the 2010 budget year. our annual defensepending has not been this high since wor war ii. but weighed ainst our gross domestic product theroadest measure of ecomic activity anthony cordesma an adviser to the state department and pentagonays the wars in ghanistan and iraq are not a undue burden. >> with two wa and that includes still an iraqffort which is much more expensi than the afgn effort, the burden on
WETA
Nov 25, 2009 11:00pm EST
>> rose: welcome tthe broadcas tonight an assessmen stof obama ainistration as the president faces a importa speech on afghanistan and a vote in the senate. also tonight, a conversation with doris kearns goodwin, the presidential historian and he n joseph who servedin iraq and afghanistan. we had omoted this eve na conversatiith the "newsweek" reporterho was arreste and tained for 118 days i a tehran pson, that interview wi be seen on fday night. night, an assessment of the obama psidency and a conversation with mother and n doris kearns goodwin and her son joseph. captioning sponsoredy rose commucations from our sdios in new york city, this is charlie rose >> re: it has now been more than a year since presiden obama was elected. his admistration has seen both progress and setbacks. while the economic crisis has waned somewhat, the uneloyment rate has vered abo 10%. u.s. troops are pparing to ad over time a calmerraq, but the taliban has gained strengthn afghanistan and pakistan. at home, some recent polls indicate the psident's approval rate hang fallen below 50% for the first tim
CBS
Nov 25, 2009 11:00pm EST
been terrorists, serial killers, murders, and could have done considerable damage to obama or joe biden. obama is the last person you want to be taking chances with because threats against him are up 400% since he became president. >> the pair claims they are part of an upcoming reality show called the real housewives of washington. the network that is going to air the show would not comment. >>> if you're waiting for the family to come in or thinking about leaving out late tonight for the thanksgiving holiday, lets take a quick look at some of the transportation routes. we're live at reagan airport, with you officials estimate about a million people will pass through, but that number is lower than last year. here is a picture of i-95, and the traffic is moving, and that's good news. a quick look at i-66, and tonight, there doesn't seem to be any reason for back ups. traffic is moving well. there could be overnight driving problems, so we'll check in with our chief meteorologist. >>> the entire metro area is under a dense fog advisory until tomorrow morning at 9:00. a couple things to r
ABC
Nov 26, 2009 6:30pm EST
, too. >>> and the football may you might not have seen today. president obama going long. >>> good evening. and happy thanksgiving. if you are cooking for the family, you knew exactly how many people were coming for dinner. white house officials thought they knew, too, for that first state dinner hosted by president and mrs. obama. but the secret service is acknowledging a huge security blunder tonight after news that a socialite couple trying out for a reality show managed to crash the white house affair. how did they get through the checkpoints? we begin tonight with yunji de nies at the white house. >> reporter: good evening, david. this is supposed to be the most secured home in the country. but tonight, the secret service is acknowledging, they made a big mistake. in this mix of political power and hollywood glamour, michaele and tareq is a lal hi seemed to blend right in. smelling with the vice president, the white house chief of staff and robin roberts. >> she was working that tent. >> reporter: but the couple was not supposed to be there. their names not on the official lis
FOX News
Nov 26, 2009 9:00am EST
national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> president obama announces his troops strategy on tuesday night. good morning, kelly wright. and jamie: happy thanksgiving, everyone. and the long-awaited decision is coming after months, after the top commander in afghanistan asked for additional troops to help battle insurgents and of cut debt. caroline shively has more on the expected decision and the possible fallout, too. >> i can tell you a little bit about the speech. the president of talk about numbers of troops, time lines, and benchmarks. senior officials tell us to expect about 30,000 more troops. some marines, some fighters, and some trainers. i believe we have a total of the president in july last year with the troops. also, do not expect a solid end date but rather more specific strategies. jamie: how specific do we expect the president to be? we are already telling al-qaeda and the insurgent that we are not going to be there in nine years, so house pacific will the actual strategy? >> he will leave that to the pentagon, most likely. he may talk about, in general, do we
WETA
Nov 25, 2009 7:00pm EST
leadstory: president obama announces hel go to the global climate summ, while a new study shows cutting emissis will make peopleealthier. judy odruff and ray suarez have our coverage. en, after the other news of the day,argaret warner explores theilitary options for the u.s. in afghanistan paul solman repts on the gold ush of 2009, as the value of the dollar plummets >> if you'rworried about inflation, if you'reorried abt the u. government not being able to pay its debt, if you're worried about worrying >lehrer: and jeffrey brown gets the last on toyota's recall ofore than four million cars and trucks. major funding r the newshour wi jim lehrer is ovided by: >> what the world needs now energy. the energy to get the econo hummg again. e energy to tackle challenges like clima change. what if that energcame from an ener company? eryday, chevron invests $62 million in people,n ideas-- seeking, teaching, blding. fueling growth arod the world to move us all ahea this is the power human ergy. chevron. ♪ we are intel, sponsors of tomorrow. wells fargo advisors. together, we'll gfar. >
FOX News
Nov 26, 2009 1:00pm EST
slipping under the radar, despite the note into policy, pressuring president obama's -- crashing president obama's state dinner. they even got a photograph with vice-president joe biden. the whole night was posted on their facebook. wendell goler has more. this is a surprise to any season when house reporter, like yourself. >> the secret service identified a checkpoint that did not follow procedure. the white house may have questions for some of its own staffers because the failure may involve both white house aides and secret service. these checkpoints are usually staffed by a white house aide and a secret service agent. the party crushers would have had to convince the staff for that they were inadvertently left off the list and then they would have told the secret service agent that it was ok to let them in. that said, stickers service officials are embarrassed but said that they were checked like everyone else and it does not appear that they got close to the president or first lady, but as you can see, they got close to the vice-president. they can expect to answer some ques
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 2:00pm EST
obama, the president, wrote an essay in the book that was sort of honoring sol. so there are a lot of people have -- >> president obama also worked as an attorney for acorn, or isn't that true? >> he gives. >> said people say he did not. do you know if he did or didn't work for acorn? >> was he a paid staff lawyer for acorn, no. but were the case that acorn was involved in that they would refer to obama, yes there were. i actually talk about a case that is related to the financial crisis in the book. it evolved in 1994 days in chicago where they were three individuals african-americans who claimed they were being racially discriminated against by citibank. because they were denied mortgages and home loans. in their complaint, they admit that they have bad credit. but the argument made by the attorneys is this the still racial discrimination. and they represented a violation not only of the fair credit act but also the 13th amendment of the constitution which the amendment that abolished slavery. what's interesting is citibank, barack obama was one of the attorneys by the way represent
CNN
Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST
, they were saying it was a gaffe-free state dinner, the first for the obama administration. it looks like time has shown, not exactly gaffe free. dan lothian, thanks. this state dinner breach has a lot of people wondering about the kind of security that's usually in place for white house guests. here's more in an a.m. extra. typically, visitors have to provide the white house with personal information, well ahead of time. things like your date of birth and social security number. once you arrive, there are two security checkpoints to clear that require i.d.s and metal detector screening. our own dr. sanjay gupta attended tuesday night's event. we asked him if he thought it was possible for someone to simply slip past security. >> it seems quite possible. that first checkpoint was the time that people were sort of getting scrutinized the most. a lot of times, the social secretary was there and sort of recognized people and then scratched names off a clipboard, literally. but i'll tell you, it was pretty crowded right outside the east gate. that's where everyone entered at that time. s
FOX
Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST
that. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. >>> president obama will spend his first thanksgiving in office with his family at the white house. >> yesterday, he shared this message. the president said, quote, il be giving thanks for my family and if all the wisdom, support and love they have brought that my life. the president goes on to say that we should all remember those who can't be with the ones they love today, especially troops overseas right now. >>> and u.s. troops overseas are already enjoying the thanksgiving feast. this is video from the defense department just coming ifrom baghdad. look good, right? these troops are from the wisconsin air national guard. it took a ton of thank you, you, # hundred pounds of stuffy and 3,000 slices of pumpkin pie to feed this unit of more than 3,000 soldiers. >> well, it is possible to make it through the holidays without starting the new year drowning in debt. coming up next, tips on getting every on your list knocked out without take a big hit to your bank account. >> looks like more people plan to save by cutting
FOX
Nov 25, 2009 10:02pm EST
the state dinner in honor of india with president obama and our first lady. obviously this investigation is just beginning. we have tried to get in touch with the couple for additional comment but have not heard back. no word on whether they could face charges. of course we will stay on top of this story and bring you more as get it. >> thanks very much. >>> to another big story we're following. the suspect in the murder of this 9-year-old boy found dead in his jail cell today. jose pena was arresadd eek ago for shooting -- arrested a week ago for shooting this little boy through his apartment door. >> reporter: he used a sheet to take his own life. tonight an investigation is now underway at the jail. officials confirm pena was operated from other inmates at the time. the big question tonight is when was the last time someone checked in on this high profile alleged child killer. in the neighborhood of 9-year- old oscar fuentes, the news that his alleged killer was found hanged in the d.c. jail was met with mixed reaction. >> they should have watched him. it's a big case. t
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2009 8:00am EST
hour on msnbc, a first at the obama's first state dinner. it's not something the white house is proud of. how two d.c. socialites were able to crash the party. we're going to visit with troops in iraq and afghanistan. plus, if you thought black friday was the day for deals, think again. how retailers are shifting strategy in this recession. good morning once again. happy thanksgiving. thanks for joining us. i'm alex witt. we're starting this hour with a security breach at the white house. a virginia couple walked right on into president obama's state dinner, they were uninvited. only found out after posting the pictures on facebook. secret service says the president was never at risk. savannah guthrie is at the white house. with a good morning to you. what in the world happened? how did these two get in? >> reporter: that's what the secret service is investigating. the preliminary findings are that proper procedures weren't followed at one of the check points but there is a huge question of how this couple could get past layers of security and get that close to the president. >>
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST
afghanistan. that's what president obama said he planned to do. as politico put it this morning, can he finish the war, or will the war finish him? he needs to convince democrats he's not escalating the war too much while convincing republicans he's giving the military what he needs. later, the president's options and general mccaffrey, who just returned from afghanistan last week, will have an on the ground report. >>> plus the gop purity test. will the proposes checklist of appropriate conservative republican values help avoid rifts in the party or cause more of them? we'll look at the list and try to figure out whether even ronald reagan was conservative enough to pass this test. >>> and getting to 60. moderate republicans and democrats won't vote for a bill with a public option, and liberal democrats won't vote for a bill without one. how exactly does a health care bill get passed in the senate? >>> and the new "time" magazine calls this the decade from hell. will the next one be any better? >>> finally, president obama said there are many moments that remind him why he ran for pres
NBC
Nov 26, 2009 6:00pm EST
. >> at the white house, president obama called troops in iraq and have devastatinafghanistan. >> it is as close as you can get without being there. >> at the airbase, there was a makeshift parade. men and women a world away. at the first things giving dinner at the white house, the obamas are inviting 50 of their closest friends. >> the marching band strata their stuff on the national stage in this morning's thanksgiving day parade in new york city. it selected from two hundred grambands. >> there's continuing coverage on our website, wbaltv.com. you will find tips and a thanksgiving quiz on our website, wbaltv.com. >> investigators are looking for the cause of a two-alarm. the basement butcaught fire at five sturdy p.m. this afternoon. five people were displaced. . a rape investigation is underway in baltimore county. no word of the suspect in this case. >> word county police have attempted robbery on their hands -- howard county police have attempted robbery on their hands. investigators say a man entered the business and pointed a gun at the employee and demanded money. no one was h
Univision
Nov 26, 2009 5:00am EST
que llegó poco a sus manos. >>> y para nuestro final, el presidente obama llevó a cabo la tradicional ceremonia de perdonarle la vida a un pavo, y se salvó de ser comido por el jefe del estado gracias a la intervención de sus hijas, y será llevado a disney. un pavo afortunado. >>> lo adoptaron. >>> se va a disfrutar. >>> feliz día de
FOX
Nov 26, 2009 6:00pm EST
stars crashing president obama's state dinner at the white house. >> a lot of questions about this one tonight including how did these uninvited guests get through security even going so far as to snap pictures with vips like this photo with vice president joe biden posted on the couple's facebook page. tom fitzgerald is tracking answers. >> reporter: vip. they confirmed their cameras were following tarek salahi and michaele as they passed themselves off as invited guests. they were told they are under consideration for the upcoming cast of the tv reality show real housewives of d.c. the white house denies it, the producers were under impression that they were invited to the state dinner. either way, folks that know them say the couple that has sought notoriety for years achieved it in a way they did not expect. guess who is coming to dinner at the white house? well, not exactly who you would expect. the ultimate party crash happened tuesday night during presidentnd mrs. obama's first state dinner for the prime minister of india. mingling in among the katie couric and steven speilb
CBS
Nov 25, 2009 7:00pm EST
axelrod, cbs news, new york. >> smith: president obama will be heading back overseas in two weeks. he will attend a climate conference in denmark where he will commit to cutting harmful emissions in the united states by 17% over the next decade. then it's on to norway to receive the nobel peace prize. the white house also confirmed the president will present his new afghan strategy next tuesday in a prime time address. more now from chief white house correspondent chip reid. >> reporter: speaking to west point cadets and a prime time television audience, the president tuesday will try to convince a deeply skeptical american public that the eight-year war in afghanistan is still necessary, that americans will not be safe until al qaeda is destroyed in afghanistan and pakistan, and that it will take 30,000 or more troops to finish the job. the white house says he will outline not just how to get those troops in but how he hopes to get them out. >> first and foremost he will say that we will not be there forever, that this is not an open-ended commitment. >> reporter: gibbs vigorously de
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 11:00pm EST
center. stanley greenberg, part of a panel discussing the obama presidency. from the jfk library and museum, terrorism and nuclear weapons. later, howard dean anddick armey -- and dick armey on capitalism. >> special middle east envoy george mitchell discussed a decision by the israeli government to temporary -- temporarily limit expansion in the west bank. he speaks with reporters about the middle east peace process for a half-hour. >> welcome to the briefing. as promised, the senator is here and he will give you an update on the recent enactment by it -- announcement by the israeli government with regard to a settlement. . . we believe it is the best way for them to live in peace and security. it is also in the national security interest of the united states it is urgently needed. the president knows achieving this goal will be difficult. he has said that he will not one of her -- waver in his pursuit in the middle east. for that reason, he has dedicated himself and his it ministration to the resumption of negotiations and to the creation of an atmosphere that maximizes thesucc
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